International Competition 3: Human nature

A humanoid pigeon in Madrid, folk race and a monster in an apartment
Thursday 19.5. / at 21.00 / Kino K13. Duration 84 minutes. Buy tickets here.

A Most Exquisite Man

Director: Jonas Taul
Technique: Stop-motion
Duration: 14 min 46 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Estonia

There exists a most exquisite man, or at least the world that surrounds him, labels and sees him as such. He has fantastic abilities, incomprehensible talent, he could even be called a genius, yet something within him is restless. Big questions utterly absorb him, leading him [more…]

I’m a fish

Director: Daria Melnikova
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration : 5 min 10 sek
Year: 2020
Country: Russia

A girl can no longer share a cramped apartment with a monster who bothers her with his unnecessary care. And when the protagonist’s patience ends, she decides to run away from home.


Director: Daniel Gray
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 11 min
Year: 2020
Country: France, Hungary, Canada

Two brothers entertain themselves with a game of hide and seek. As one counts, the other hides in a small cabinet. Seconds pass… then minutes… years… and decades. HIDE is a heartrending and prescient story about family and disconnect, in a world that is [more…]

Black Slide

Director: Uri Lotan
Technique: 3D
Duration: 11 min 12 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Israel, UK

Eviah, a young and timid kid on the brink of puberty, and his best friend sneak into the Black Slide, the most terrifying ride in Aqua Fun. There, Eviah will gain insight to prepare him for events about to unfold at home.

Angakuksajaujuq – The Shaman’s Apprentice

Director: Zacharias Kunuk
Technique: Stop-motion
Duration: 20 min 30 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Canada

The Shaman’s Apprentice tells the story of a young shaman in training who must face her first test—a trip to the underground to visit Kannaaluk, The One Below, who holds the answers to why a community member has become ill.

Leopoldo from the bar

Director: Diego Porral
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 5 min 30 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Spain

Leopoldo is an old man living in the center of Madrid and he has been going to the same bar every day for the last 12 years. This bar is the last remnant of his old life. When it is shut down, the loneliness [more…]

The Seine’s tears

Diretors: Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard, Nicolas Mayeur, Etienne Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Philippine Singer & Alice Letailleur
Technique: 3D
Duration: 8 min 49 sec
Year: 2021
Country: France

17 october 1961, “Algerian workers” get down the streets to manifest against the mandatory curfew imposed by the Police prefecture.


Director: Sander Joon
Technique: 2D, 3D
Duration: 15 min 57 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Estonia

A father and his son are losing the folk race. In order to win, the boy turns himself into a car tire. Loosely inspired by the director’s childhood, Sierra pulls us into the surreal car racing world.